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Latest update : 2013-09-11

Ruto trial opens at The Hague

There are mixed feelings in Kenya as the trial of Vice President William Ruto opens in The Hague before the ICC. Also, half a dozen soldiers are jailed over a barracks blast at Mpila, Brazzaville. Hundreds were killed in the explosion last year. And ending on a high note, we head to an Ethiopian classroom where keeping a straight face is no laughing matter.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2015-04-30 Central African Republic

French and African troops accused of child sex abuse

Soldiers from France, Chad and Equatorial Guinea have been accused of child sex abuse after a UN report was leaked earlier this week. Also, a Burundian soldier is accidentally...

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2015-04-29 Central African Republic

French troops accused of child sex abuse

French troops stationed in Central African Republic have been investigated by the UN over child sex abuse allegations. We talk to the journalist who broke the story. Also, the...

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2015-04-28 Nigeria

Three Nigerians amongst drug convicts executed in Indonesia

Three Nigerians are amongst the seven foreign drug convicts executed in Indonesia. Questions remain about the nationality of a fourth African man. Also, Burundi faces its most...

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2015-04-27 Yemen

Burundi: Protests continue against President Nkurunziza

In Burundi, President Nkurunziza's plan to run for a third term stirs up a second day of unrest. Top activists say they've been roughed up by police and that several protesters...

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2015-04-24 Togo

Togo: Will President Faure Gnassingbe win a third 5-year term?

In Togo, voters head to the polls this weekend. Incumbent President Faure Gnassingbé is the favourite to win a third term, amid complaints from the opposition that the election...

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